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2016 Names of Tropical Cyclones within Philippine Area of Responsibility

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In the Philippines, tropical cyclones (typhoons) are called bagyo.[1] Tropical cyclones entering the Philippine Area of Responsibility are given a local name by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), which also raises public storm signal warnings as deemed necessary.[2][3] Around 19 tropical cyclones or storms enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility in a typical year and of these usually 6 to 9 make landfall.

Ambo: The low pressure area off the east of Borongan City, Eastern Samar  developed into tropical depression “Ambo,” the first officially named storm in the country this year. Landed  at PAR June 26, ,2016.

Butchoy :  The second typhoon that entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) July 5, 2016 Tuesday afternoon(international name: Nepartak).



Bibliography: Typhoons in the Philippines (2016). . In Wikipedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhoons_in_the_Philippines In-line Citation: (“Typhoons in the Philippines,” 2016)

Bibliography: User, Super. 2016. “Rainfall and thunderstorm warning.” Retrieved July 31, 2016 (http://kidlat.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/index.php/20-weather/29-rainfall-warnings). In-line Citation: (User 2016)

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